Speaker interview: Dr Solomon Osagie

Dr Solomon Osagie, Chief Legal Counsel at TSYS International What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? In no particular order, I suspect that most General Counsel will consider that a constantly evolving regulatory environment poses a challenge. Whether one considers BAU or M&A activity, there are pressures to keep […]

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Speaker interview: Michael Harrats

Michael Harrats, Senior Counsel, Legal & General Investment Management What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? A. Costs! Every non-revenue generating department is under cost pressure at the moment. Demonstrating value as a business partner is the cornerstone of the role of any in-house legal team. B. Technology/disruption. These […]

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Speaker interview: Stephan Wolf

Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). What obligations relevant to the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) are triggered by the forthcoming MiFID II / MiFIR? Market participants that must comply with the forthcoming European Union (EU) revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR) should obtain an LEI […]

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Speaker interview: Dean Nash

Dean Nash, Head of Legal & Compliance, Monzo Bank What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? From my perspective it is first the speed of technological change in financial services; this means legal teams needing to know how the technology works, speak the language of their stakeholders (increasingly more […]

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Speaker interview: Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark, General Manager, Mitek Systems. A year or so after ‘RegTech’ became a buzz word in financial services, what are the key enablers and barriers to its adoption?   The biggest barrier we normally run into is the fact that many of the regulations are not prescriptive in terms of the solutions that are […]

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Speaker interview: John Byrne

John Byrne, CEO at Corlytics A year or so after ‘RegTech’ became a buzz word in financial services, what are the key enablers and barriers to its adoption? Although RegTech has only just become a buzz word, financial institutions are long used to using regulatory technology. The difference with the current buzz around RegTech is […]

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